Get the Most Out of Your SAP

In today’s connected world, continuous optimization of enterprise applications to realize your digital strategy is key.

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Disregarding an SAP strategy and roadmap can lead to:

  • Misalignment of business priorities and SAP initiatives.
  • Overspend and underutilization with respect to the SAP environment.
  • Poor communication and stakeholder involvement.

Upfront strategic planning leads to:

  • An SAP roadmap that connects business targets to actionable initiatives.
  • Prioritization of initiatives that align with business goals.
  • Clear communication of the SAP ERP portfolio.

Module 1: Define Your SAP Application Vision

The Purpose

Get the most out of your SAP.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Develop an ongoing SAP optimization team.
  • Re-align SAP and business goals.
  • Understand your current system state capabilities and processes.
  • Validate user satisfaction, application fit, and areas of improvement to optimize your SAP.
  • Take a 360-degree inventory of your SAP and related systems.
  • Realign business and technology drivers. Assess user satisfaction.
  • Review the SAP marketplace.
  • Complete a thorough examination of capabilities and processes.
  • Manage your vendors and data.
  • Pull this all together to prioritize optimization efforts and develop a concrete roadmap.

Activities: Outputs:
1.1 Determine your SAP optimization team.
  • SAP optimization team
1.2 Align organizational goals.
  • SAP business model
  • SAP optimization goals
1.3 Inventory applications and interactions.
  • SAP system inventory and data flow
1.4 Define business capabilities.
  • SAP process list
1.5 Explore SAP-related costs.
  • SAP and related costs

Module 2: Map Current-State Capabilities

The Purpose

Map current-state capabilities.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Complete an SAP process gap analysis to understand where the SAP is underperforming.
  • Review the SAP application portfolio assessment to understand user satisfaction and data concerns.
  • Undertake a software review survey to understand your satisfaction with the vendor and product.

Activities: Outputs:
2.1 Conduct gap analysis for SAP processes.
  • SAP process gap analysis
2.2 Perform an application portfolio assessment.
  • SAP application portfolio assessment
2.3 Review vendor satisfaction.
  • ERP software reviews survey

Module 3: Assess SAP

The Purpose

Assess SAP.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Learn the processes that you need to focus on.
  • Uncover underlying user satisfaction issues to address these areas.
  • Understand where data issues are occurring so that you can mitigate this.
  • Investigate your relationship with the vendor and product, including that relative to others.
  • Identify any areas for cost optimization (optional).

Activities: Outputs:
3.1 Explore process gaps.
  • SAP process optimization priorities
3.2 Analyze user satisfaction.
3.3 Assess data quality.
3.4 Understand product satisfaction and vendor management.
  • SAP vendor optimization opportunities
3.5 Look for SAP cost optimization opportunities (optional).
  • SAP cost optimization

Module 4: Build the Optimization Roadmap

The Purpose

Build the optimization roadmap.

Key Benefits Achieved

Understanding where you need to improve is the first step, now understand where to focus your optimization efforts.

Activities: Outputs:
4.1 SAP process gap analysis
  • ERP optimization roadmap
4.2 SAP application portfolio assessment
4.3 SAP software reviews survey

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